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September 30, 2015
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MS in Hand Sep 1st, 2015: 69. Received 32; Published 7; Rejected 17. In Hand End of Sep 77;
Manuscripts in Hand Jan 1st, 2015: 86; Received 305; Published 89; Rejected 225.

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Graphical Abstracts
of Manuscripts Published in Arkivoc During September 2015
Arkivoc 2015 Part (vii): General Papers
The synthesis of novel hexahydrodibenzo[b,e][1,4]diazepin-1-one derivatives (15-9195DP) [pp. 77-91]
N. V. Chechina, О. F. Kravchuk, I. V. Оmelchenko, О. V. Shishkin and N. N. Kolos
Full Text: PDF (273K)
Supplementary Material: PDF (1,310K)
Total synthesis of amorfrutin B via a Pd-catalyzed regioselective geranyl migration-decarboxylation-cycloaromatization cascade (15-9162NP) [pp. 92-100]
Chao Wang, Yajun Kong and Hongyun Qiao
Full Text: PDF (148K)
Supplementary Material: PDF (804K)
A mild alkaline hydrolysis of N- and N,N-substituted amides and nitriles (15-9205DP) [pp. 101-112]
Vassiliki Theodorou, Georgios Paraskevopoulos and Konstantinos Skobridis
Full Text: PDF (253K)
Direct synthesis of furan-2,5-dicarboxylic acid monoamides (15-9239ZP) [pp. 113-121]
Róbert Fischer and Mária Fišerová
Full Text: PDF (180K)
Facile synthesis of 4,4'-bis-sydnones (15-9180OP) [pp. 122-130]
Yiwen Yang, Chunxin Lu and Wei Zhong
Full Text: PDF (86K)
Supplementary Material: PDF (419K)
Arkivoc 2016 Part (ii): A Commemorative Issue in Honor of Jhillu Singh Yadav
Transition metal- and solvent-free synthesis of unsymmetrical diaryl sulfides and selenides under ball-milling (JY-9238KP) [pp. 53-61]
Nirmalya Mukherjee, Tanmay Chatterjee and Brindaban C. Ranu
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Practical synthesis of polysubstituted naphthalene derivatives via HNTf2-catalyzed benzannulation reaction (JY-9219KP) [pp. 62-81]
Sudipta Ponra, Maxime R. Vitale, Véronique Michelet and Virginie Ratovelomanana-Vidal
Full Text: PDF (236K)
Supplementary Material: PDF (726K)
Individual Issues of Arkivoc
The following issues were completed during September 2015:

2015 Part (i): Special Issue 'Reviews and Accounts'
(Issue completed with 12 papers and 326 pages)

The following issues were closed during September 2015:

2015 Part (i): Special Issue 'Reviews and Accounts'
2015 Part (vi): Special Issue 'Reviews and Accounts'
The following new issues were initiated during September 2015:

2016 Part (i): Special Issue 'Reviews and Accounts'
The 17th Annual Florida Heterocyclic and Synthetic Conference

The 17th Annual Florida Heterocyclic and Synthetic Conference will be held at the University of Florida in Gainesville, February 28 to March 2. FloHet-2016. Eleven plenary lectures, a short course, 50 invited lectures, 50 poster presentations, and an exposition are planned.

Plenary Lectures
Steven Ley, Cambridge University, UK Katritzky Memorial Lecture
Martin Burke, University of Illinois, USA
Naoto Chatani, Osaka University, Japan
Abigail Doyle, Princeton University, USA
Sabine Flitsch, University of Manchester, UK
Peer Kirsch, Merck KGaA, Germany
Nicholas Meanwell, Bristol-Myers Squibb, USA
David Mitchell, Eli Lilly, USA
John Porco, Boston University, USA
Richmond Sarpong, UC Berkeley, USA
David Williams, Indiana University, USA

Short Course
Gordon Gribble, Dartmouth College, USA
A Cook’s Tour of Lithium, Palladium, Magnesium, Gold, and Copper in Heterocyclic Chemistry

This excursion endeavors to highlight the most important metals in the synthesis and reactions in heterocyclic chemistry: lithium, palladium, magnesium, gold, and copper. Coverage will stress applications of these metals to the synthesis of heterocycles and other molecules of importance. As appropriate, detailed reaction pathways and mechanisms will be presented.

Invited Lecturers (those below have indicated their intention to speak)
R.A. Aitken (UK); M. Alvarez (Spain); Ashraf Aly (Egypt); Z. Benko (US); A. Bertoloso (Brazil); P. Blakemore (US); A. Brown (US); R. Bunce (US); H. Chobian (US); J. Cook (US); M. Cook (US); F. Couty (France); J. Drabowicz (Poland); T. Driver (US); A. Flick (US); I. Gillaizeau (France); E. Gonzalez-Zamora (Mexico); A. Grenning (US); F. Hansen (Germany); M. Hilinski (US); H. Ihmels (Germany); Suresh Kumar (Saudi Arabia); E. Licandro (Italy); F. Luzzio (US); G. Masson (France); T. Opatz (Germany); J. Pabba (India); A. Pace (Italy); J. Pierce (US); V. Pike (US); B. Plietker (Germany); B. Rogovoy (US); O. Reiser (Germany); A. Saito (Japan); D. Sarlah (US); C. Schindler (US); A. Schmidt (Germany); T. Snaddon (US); S. Stanforth (UK); K. Tamm (Estonia); N. Tsarevsky (US); K. Turnbull (US); J. van Maarseveen (Netherlands); A. Verma (India); D. Watson (US); J. Weaver (US); K. Wheelhouse (US), and Guang-Fu Yang (China).

Forthcoming Conferences
Early announcement:
The 26th International Society of Heterocyclic Chemistry Congress will be held in Regensburg, Germany, 3 to 8 September 2017.


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New Members
of the Arkivoc Editorial Board of Referees
Dr. Semyon V. Dudkin
Dr. Ram Sagar Misra

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